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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney is Right -- Proposition 13 Needs reform

I saw this article today on Bloomberg, and I can't help but agree that measures 30 and 38 don't really address the core problem...

Original post made by john on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 1765 Views

SPORTS

Hometown parade for Brandon Crawford??

Let's welcome him home on Main St! Make it happen, Pleasanton! Could be something simple, but a lot of fun....

Original post made by PTownMama on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by trekmtb, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:59 am | 22 comments | 3180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio -- Oakland Based Labor PAC is Highest Donor to her campaign according to latest filings

Can you believe that an Oakland Based Labor PAC is Cheryl Cook-Kallio's highest donor in her latest campaign filings she...

Original post made by Donations on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Donations, on Nov 2, 2012 at 6:04 am | 49 comments | 2038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stark Continues To Show Why He is Not Qualified To Represent

Here's the latest disregard that Stark has demonstrated for his constituents. He was asked by KCBS for an interview as was...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 14 comments | 1587 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Peace Foundation heading our way

Peace activist Fred Norman, a frequent speaker at Pleasanton City Council meetings where he has called for action on ending...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by and the debt rises, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 23 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick Johnson, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electricity out

Does somebody know why there was no electricity around Fairlands Elementary this morning?...

Original post made by ks on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sinatra fan, researcher to speak at downtown Rotary Club meeting today

Phil LaScola, a fan and scholar of Frank Sinatra for many years who has collected all of his recordings and researched Sinatra's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme court to decide about drug sniffing dogs

The decision about drug sniffing dogs is expected soon: "The second case involved Clayton Harris, who was stopped by a...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matt Sullivan Voice of Pleasanton When you think like Matt

I was watching the City Council & Mayoral debate on TV last night, and found Matt Sullivan's comment/question to the candidates...

Original post made by lessismore on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by June, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 22 comments | 1641 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Patrice, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1299 Views

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Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio taking calls from Pleasanton voters tonight

Pleasanton Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Cheryl Cook-Kallio will take questions live starting at 7 p.m. tonight on a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Thanks for NO Thanks, on Oct 31, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD footing the bill for WASC at the Rose Hotel?

Representatives from WASC visited Amador this week, and apparently they stayed at The Rose Hotel. I'm assuming that the...

Original post made by Hmmmm... on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by money is only 1/3 of "cost", on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 2322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mothers With A Purpose takes a stand against drug abuse

More than 40 people turned out for Pleasanton's second candlelight vigil Thursday night in memory of those lost to drug abuse...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Max, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's Strike Set for Nov. 1st--Negotiations Break Down

From UFCW5 UFCW Int'l President Reaffirms Strike Sanction at Raley's-Nob Hill: Local 5 and Allied Unions to Act on...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Patriotic Warrior American, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 4 comments | 1966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Pollster: "U.S. Mainstream Media Has Now Become an Enemy of America"

Now even a democrat pollster, Pat Caddell, is so outraged that he states loudly that ... "the mainstream media in this...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by oh, brother, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 949 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote Yes on Prop 37

I am dismayed to see that The Pleasanton Weekly recommendation is to vote no on Prop 37. Even more distressing is the...

Original post made by Susan Sasek on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 1554 Views

SPORTS

Giants celebration starts at 11 a.m. today at foot of San Francisco's Market Street

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Giants president and CEO Larry Baer Tuesday highlighted more details about today's parade...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1656 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD fails to meet 'No Child Left Behind' standards

Despite increasing its Academic Performance Index score by nine points, from 906 to 915 over the last year, and better test...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 1064 Views
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